Feb. 15, 2023
Nearly 140,000 hectares of privately- owned land will be excluded in a catalog, which was a sticking point for environmental lawyers and agricultural unions.
Jan. 30, 2023
UNESCO May Yet Give Andalusian Olive Trees Heritage Status
In Spain, local and national institutions and the whole local olive oil sector have met to get the prestigious UNESCO candidacy of Andalusian olive groves back on track.
Dec. 29, 2022
Olive Oil is the Essence of Traditional Greek Dishes on Christmas Eve
Olive oil is an essential cooking ingredient in Greek cuisine all year round, and the Christmas season is no exception.
Dec. 20, 2022
Preparing Christmas Lunch with Gordon Ramsay’s Preferred Istrian Olive Oil
The Puhar O’Grady family looks forward to using their Olio Nuovo in a range of traditional Croatian Christmas dishes and celebrating a successful harvest.
Dec. 16, 2022
From Milan to Puglia, EVOO Lies at The Heart of Christmas Cooking in Italy
While every region in Italy celebrates the Christmas period differently, all rely on local extra virgin olive oils to enhance their meals.
Dec. 14, 2022
EVOO Shines in Michelin Star Chef’s Traditional Christmas Eve Dinner
Periko Ortega worked at two Michelin-star restaurants before opening his own, ReComiendo.
Nov. 15, 2022
Reimagining the Xylella-Devastated Landscape of Southern Puglia
Public and private stakeholders are working together in Salento province to plant new crops and revitalize the previously devastated landscape.
Nov. 4, 2022
Poland Retains Title at World Olive Picking Championship
The four-member team harvested 48.6 kilgrams of olives, slightly edging out hosts Croatia at the fifth edition of the contest.
Oct. 27, 2022
Meet an Award-Winning Producer Promoting Greek Oils in Berlin
Amadeus Tzamouranis is connecting German consumers with olive oil producers in Kalamata.
Oct. 27, 2022
Events Across Italy Set to Celebrate Traditional Olive Groves
Nearly 170 cities across the country will hold educational, cultural and tasting events in traditional olive groves and mills.
Oct. 10, 2022
Farmers in Lazio Kick Off Harvest at Emperor Hadrian's Estate
Agricultural associations used the event to emphasize the challenges facing traditional olive farmers in Italy.
Oct. 6, 2022
Art Exhibition Raises Awareness of Growing Wildfire Risk, Funds Reforestation
Artist Michele Ardu's exhibition 'Aurum Urens' uses charred olive tree remains from Sardinia to raise awareness of the impacts of climate change.
Sep. 27, 2022
Olive Farmer Unearths an Ancient Mosaic in Gaza
The Byzantine-era floor was discovered accidentally. However, the remains of walls and glass artifacts show that the area could yield even more stunning discoveries.
May. 10, 2022
How to Mix the Perfect EVOO Cocktails
Shaken with the cocktail's ingredients, spritzed or dropped in a final touch, extra virgin olive oil is gaining traction among mixologists and bartenders.
May. 9, 2022
Tourism Awards in Italy Promote Industry Innovators
The second edition of a national oleotouristic competition recognized the contribution of farmhouses, museums, producers and chefs to Italian olive oil culture.
May. 4, 2022
New Law in Sicily Protects and Promotes the Mediterranean Diet
The purpose of the new law is to promote local food production, MedDiet education, wine and oleotourism, public health and environmental protection strategies.
Apr. 25, 2022
Olive Oil Production Continues at Historic Home of Emperor Hadrian
The annual production of centuries and millennia-old olive trees promotes Villa Adriana’s historical and cultural importance to Italy’s capital region.
Mar. 31, 2022
North Africans Ate Olives 100,000 Years Ago, Evidence Suggests
Archaeological evidence suggests that people living on Morocco’s Atlantic coast ate wild olives and used the tree's wood and pits as fuel.
Mar. 29, 2022
Umbrian Villages Steeped in Olive Oil Culture Promote New Tourism Initiative
Local olive varieties have been planted along a route that connects several villages steeped in olive oil-producing tradition.
Mar. 7, 2022
Rome Joins Olive Oil Tourism Network Città dell'Olio
The Italian capital has formally joined Città dell'Olio to promote olive oil culture, oleotourism and the restoration of abandoned groves.
Mar. 2, 2022
Former Fighter Pilot Steers Loopline Olives to the World Stage
On New Zealand's North Island, Stephen Davies Howard has taken advantage of the Mediterranean climate to produce award-winning olive oils.